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CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
campaign ethics laws and misuse of public funds stemming from his alleged abuse of a county- issued credit card for lavish meals, trips to golf resorts, first class air and hotel upgrades and luxury car rentals. in his first public statements on the allegations last tuesday shirakawa blamed the media. >> i don't want you to be distracted by the political lynching that you read today and continue to read about. >> reporter: but it has been a distraction. >> there's a siren and a blaring in the community right now right or wrong from your perspective. >> reporter: one new area of focus is travel expenses. last april he reportedly billed taxpayers for his upgraded $560 a night hotel stay in washington, d.c. the night after his official itinerary had him flying home and in 2009 he was seemingly in two places at once attending a state conference in sacramento but charging taxpayers $95 for a working staff meeting at a downtown san jose restaurant. >> at the end. day it is like watching a train wreck and it's time for george to get off the rails so he doesn't hit somebody else and cause m
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
if they violated the wildlife protection laws and were fined. the bart extension is expected to be completed in 2015. now, dana, if they continue to pose a problem bart will have to continue to figure out how to pay for the cost of accommodating these birds. >> when they want to mate and have babies, that's what they do. they're stubborn. >> reporter: very determined. >> exactly. ann notarangelo, thank you. >>> meanwhile, airport workers in san jose have been given the green light to shoot birds from the runway. the city council approved that plan last night. officials say that birds sucked into airplane engines can cause engine problems and power outages. they hope shooting the birds with either blanks or live bullets will prevent some of those problems. >>> while it was raining this morning, take a look at this. huge tree came crashing down on a home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. this is on lurmont terrace by lombard street. the 100-foot cypress broke through the roof of the master bedroom, missed the homeowner by just a few feet. >> four feet closer to my bed and
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
some confusion and we have been approached by law enforcement up and down the state asking for clarity. >> reporter: she issued a bulletin to all law enforcement agencies in california. if i.c.e. asks someone to detail someone they don't have to. she believes the program called security community or s-com is voluntary, not mandatory under the law. currently it requires a police send fingerprints to the department of homeland security whenever they arrest someone. the change now is that if i.c.e. wants to detain them, local law enforcement does not have to keep them in custody. >> i want that rape victim to be sure in knowing if she waves down a police officer in a car that's driving by, she will be protected. >> i think it is a great step. but i'm not sure how quickly the message will be dispersed in the community. >> reporter: jackie gonzalez says she has dozens of bay area clients on the verge of being deported and they are victims. she says this change in policy could have helped a 16 victim she calls ava. >> and once they determined who was the victim and who was the aggres
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
worthington opposed measure s the sit-lie law that would have made it a crime to sit on berkeley sidewalks. but i spoke with councilman capitelli who will be sitting between them and said he is not touching this issue. >> yeah. i -- i'm not going to touch it, either. allen, we're good, right? >> as far as i know. >> okay. >> joining the -- >> okay. >> clarify that. [ laughter ] >> all right, grace. thanks so much. >> but you and dennis, you know... >>> the oakland police department's fate now in the hands of a judge. today was the deadline for a resolution between lawyers, police, city leaders. judge henderson will hear arguments, from both sides next month about whether to hand control of the department to federal authorities. lawyers for the police union filed papers against department leadership saying they are ineffective and failed to implement court-mandated reforms. >>> i'm len ramirez in silicon valley. apple has major plans to expand in santa clara but what other bay area city may benefit from that? the story is just ahead. >> the fate of the farm is decided. what's goin
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
comply with state law. so we're all watching on monday. >> we'll know soon. grace lee, thank you. >>> a federal judge is considering whether to block a california law banning conversion therapy aimed at making a gay minor become straight. a u.s. district judge held an hour long meeting on that issue today in sacramento. she will issue a written ruling next week. the law takes effect january 1. opponents say the ban infringes on a parent's right to provide psychological care for their children. >>> the second inmate released under the state's revised "three strikes" law been a former drug addict convicted of stealing a gardening tool. san diego police say sergio ayala stole a $150 leaf-blower. he was sentenced to 25 years to life because he had two prior burglary convictions. now after 17 years behind bars he has a chance to start over since voters approved prop 36. >> this is a guy who had given up hope as a lot of lifers had a long time ago. if one of these guys reoffends who gets resentenced on a prop 36 these going to be people who are going to say it's a mistake but we are go
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
the law into their own hands. phil. >> reporter: you know, this is a nice quiet neighborhood in oakland but just two hours ago will we were setting up to get ready to do this shot here at the fair, police were involved in a high-speed chase that ended with a horrendous accident in mcarthur park t spotted a car carrying gangbangers in it including one on probation for previous firearms conviction. they gave a further suit and gave up because it was unsafe. the car and the gangbangers however continued at a fast rate of speed slamming into someone trying to get home from work in his truck. crimes like this obviously get a lot of media attention and they create a lot of buzz. but there's a whole lower level of crime going on in oakland that's not getting the attention. >> in the last three days we have had three robberies at gunpoint. >> reporter: it's the kind of story you hear a lot of in oakland these days where in the past year over 11, 000 cars, homes or businesses were broken into. that comes to about a break-in every 45 minutes. and in residential neighborhoods like the laur
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